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Me and Charlie Talking
by Miranda Lambert



me and charlie boy used to go walking
sittin in the woods behind my house
bein' lovers meant a stolen kiss
and holdin hands with nobody else around

charlie said he'd wanted to get married
but we were only ten so we had to wait
said we'd never let our love run dry
like so many do these days

so we treat our love like a firefly
like it only gets to shine
for a little while
catch it in a mason jar with holes in the top
and run like hell to show it off

ohhhh promises we made when we go walkin'
thats just me and charlie talkin'

charlie always said he'd like to leave here
he turned 18 and left our sleepy town
letters came and went and i kept waitin'
for charlie to come back
and bring the life he found

its funny how time and distance change you
the road you take dont always lead you home
you can start a love with good intentions
then you wake up and its gone

so you treat your love like a firefly
like it only gets to shine
for a little while
catch it in a mason jar with holes in the top
and run like hell to show it off

ohhhh promises we made when we go walkin'
that's just me and charlie talkin'

now and then i sometimes think of charlie
how we thought we knew it all back then
now i'd give anything to feel love
from a child's heart again

so you treat your love like a firefly
like it only gets to shine
for a little while
catch it in a mason jar with holes in the top
and run like hell to show it off

ohhhh promises we made when we go walkin'
that's just me and charlie
me and charlie talkin'


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Lyrics submitted by ali.